AAB - Ryder Kessler

Ryder Kessler (BYFI ’03) is the CEO of New York tech start-up DipJar, which enables cashless generosity with its tip jar and donation box for credit cards. He started DipJar while pursuing a PhD in English Literature at Columbia, focusing on Victorian novels. (He still hopes to finish it someday.) Ryder grew up in New York City, left briefly to study at Harvard, and is now comfortably ensconced in the West Village.